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13 Aug 2018
Bemis and Amcor form $25bn global packaging business
MinterEllison has advised Bemis Company, Inc. (Bemis) on its US$5.26 billion cross-border merger with Amcor Limited (Amcor), one of the largest transa...
10 Aug 2018
7 firms named as best employers for women
Seven law firms with Australian presences have featured in a Best Law Firms for Women listing in the United States. Write comment (6 Comments...
Class action, scales of justice
10 Aug 2018
Criticism of class action regime ‘illusory’ and ‘misconceived’: Maurice Blackburn
Maurice Blackburn’s submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission has played down the perceived necessity of an inquiry into class action proce...
9 Aug 2018
NSW lawyers need ID cards for court
Security clearances and identification cards should be trialled in NSW in order to address delays to court proceedings, says the president of the NSW ...
9 Aug 2018
Award-winning partner shines light on submission success
With the Women in Law Awards now open for submissions, a recipient of the most recent Partner of the Year Awards has shed some insight into what made ...
9 Aug 2018
Canadian company to acquire stake in Hunter Valley project
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised a Canadian-headquartered in relation to the establishment of the Dartbrook Mine, located in the Hunter Valley. ...
9 Aug 2018
Shine Lawyers appoints new comcare head
Shine Lawyers has recently announced the appointment of Katrina Stouppos as its new head of comcare. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
9 Aug 2018
Glencore picks up US$1.7bn in mine shares
KWM has advised Glencore on its acquisition of majority shares in two of Queensland’s Bowen Basin mines. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
8 Aug 2018
Slaters slams ‘unjustified’ attacks on class action regime
In its submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission, Slater and Gordon has responded to scrutiny regarding the current class action regime, sayi...
8 Aug 2018
Are Employee Assistance Programs ineffective?
New research suggests that respective Employee Assistance Programs – commonly utilised by Australian law firms – may not actually successfully ass...
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